screenwriting mfa

  1. Septopus7

    Declined Admission Without Interview USC - Writing for the Screen and Television 2019

    FINAL UPDATE: Well, this turned into some wacky ass shit, huh? After three years of applying and putting like all my future into USC, I finally got in...and now I'm going to be left turning them down, as AFI (the only other school I applied for) offered me essentially full tuition to attend...
  2. DePaul University - MFA in Comedy Screenwriting

    DePaul University - MFA in Comedy Screenwriting

    In collaboration with The Second City, DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts is now offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in Comedy Filmmaking. The Master’s Concentration in Comedy, housed within DePaul’s celebrated MFA Screenwriting program, is the only terminal degree of its kind...
  3. thejosh

    UCLA (got an interview), Syracuse, CSUN, and CSUF Fall 2018 Applicant

    Hello everyone! I'm excited to be on this site, and reading through the threads has been a genuinely enlightening experience. Thank you to all the contributors! As my title indicates, I applied to the MFA Screenwriting Programs for UCLA, CSU Northridge, and CSU Fullerton, and I applied for...
  4. Septopus7

    USC Screenwriting MFA Fall 2017 (Acceptance, Rejection, Etc.)

    Noticed there wasn't a USC-focused MFA writing thread, so figured I would kick things off with this observation. I was obsessively scanning the various spreadsheets of year's past today (as you do), and noticed that today (Feb. 20) was when acceptance letters started to trickle in for...
  5. EclecticMel21

    Columbia University MFA Film : FALL 2017

    Hey all, I hope everybody who celebrates Thanksgiving had a wonderful holiday. The application deadline is a few short days away so I wanted to create a thread for those of us interested in the Columbia MFA film program. It would be great to have folks to talk to during the next couple of...
  6. Brooklyn College (CUNY) Feirstein - MFA in Screenwriting

    Brooklyn College (CUNY) Feirstein - MFA in Screenwriting

    Screenwriting requires creativity and discipline. Effective storytelling is built on a solid understanding of the screenwriter’s craft, including story structure, plot, characterization, scene development and dialogue. But ultimately it is about ideas. Through the study of cinema history and the...
  7. Northwestern MFA Writing for the Screen and Stage

    Northwestern MFA Writing for the Screen and Stage

    Our two-year MFA in Writing for the Screen and Stage is founded upon these five principles, principles that have also guided Northwestern's highly successful undergraduate Creative Writing for the Media Program. Art What is it I want to say? What's the best idiom in which to say it? Craft What...
  8. Florida State University - MFA in Writing

    Florida State University - MFA in Writing

    The College of Motion Picture Arts offers a Master of Fine Arts screenwriting program with a foundation in motion picture production. Working with professional and experienced screenwriters from the start, you are challenged to master the art, craft and business of storytelling. You graduate...
  9. LilyMunster

    What are my chances of getting into USC Film School MFA?

    Hi everyone, I am going to apply to USC(cinematic arts/writing for graduate school for fall 2017. I applied to ucla and lmu for fall 2016, but was rejected. I don't know why I was, but it might have had something to do with my average GPA(3.0) and it was my first time applying to such...
  10. UCLA TFT - Screenwriting (M.F.A.)

    UCLA TFT - Screenwriting (M.F.A.)

    The two-year Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting program encourages students to concentrate upon the challenge of writing a well-structured story inhabited by vivid, compelling characters. The elements of character, dialogue, scene, setting, texture, style and tone are explored through an...
  11. M

    CSULA MFA Dramatic writting Advice

    Hello Everyone, I just got in to CSULA mfa program in screenwriting and wanted to get peoples thoughts of the program. DId you learn alot? Was the program benificial? Those sorts of things. Any advice would be awesome. Thanks you
  12. L

    UT Austin MFA 2016

    Has anyone else applied? Production or Screenwriting? Thoughts/concerns about the application process? Any current students with advice or thoughts on the program and/or the city? Good luck to everyone!
  13. Cal State Northridge (CSUN) - MFA in Screenwriting Program

    Cal State Northridge (CSUN) - MFA in Screenwriting Program

    The CSUN Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting Program offers an intensive, pragmatic terminal degree experience that prepares career-minded students to pursue the many rewarding creative professions available in film and television. It also prepares those who have a passion for teaching at the...
  14. Alison Hendrix

    Screenwriting MFA Application Advice

    Hi all! Graduated last year with a BA in Cinema Studies and English Writing. Am applying to this year's round of Screenwriting MFAs. I'm from NY so I'm really trying to only do USC, UCLA, and Michener. Was wondering if any acceptees were still lurking around and could offer up some general...
  15. D

    Transcript/GPA Review

    Howdy, all. So, I just received an email stating that I was recommended for admission to the graduate program (for screenwriting) to which I applied. Thrilling news. The email went on to state that now my transcripts need to be reviewed, and that my GPA needs to be calculated. The program's...